Friday, May 14, 2010

The Affluent Society, by John Kenneth Galbraith

I've long been of the opinion that so much of modern life is just useless busy work. In this book, John Kenneth Galbraith highlights the paradox of modern economies having to produce useless junk, thereby creating enough economic activity to keep employment full.

Written with Galbraith's dry wit, this book is essential reading.

Read my full review here at Suite101.

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